The Knights of Columbus 61st Charity Appeal
closed on Saturday January 28th with the drawing of the final four prizes. If your ticket was a winner you will have already been contacted. The winner of the $5000 cash prize was sold by our council 9990, at our booth in the Nanaimo North Town Centre. We would like to thank everyone who purchased tickets with all the proceeds going to support charitable causes in Nanaimo.
Please note that to be included in your 2022 tax receipt, which will be issued in February, your donations to Holy Trinity and/or SSVDP should be received at the church by Sunday December 25th, 2022. Donations received after the 25th will be gratefully accepted and applied to your 2023 tax receipt. Please ensure that we have your correct mailing address to send your tax receipts to in the New Year, SSVDP will be sending out their own tax receipt's so your contact information should also be updated with them.
Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society Request
for assistance for refugee newcomers
Ø The Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) at the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society provides the foundation work required for the settlement of refugee new comers. The RAP staff locate and process the rental accommodations for these families and help them to move to their new homes. They rely on the generosity of the community to donate furniture and all other usable items to furnish the new homes for these families. Currently they are in need of the following:
Ø Furniture, mostly bed frames, mattresses, dining tables and chairs, sofa sets, kitchen ware and utensils, small desks, TVs, and any other items
Ø Clothing, especially winter jackets and pants
Ø Blankets and bedding
Ø Baby items such as diapers, crib, stroller, clothing etc.
Ø Volunteers to help move the furniture with the staff
Ø A truck and a driver who is willing to help when needed to move the items
If you are able to help, please contact Swedini Halliday at email@example.com or 250-619-3025
are now available in the Narthex, they are $6 each and you can pay either by cash, cheque or e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MESSAGES FROM THE DIOCESE
TRUTH & RECONCILIATION COMMITTEE:
Here at Holy Trinity we are forming a Truth & Reconciliation Committee, under the guidance of the Diocese, for ways in which we can begin to walk with our First Nations neighbours on the Truth & Reconciliation journey. If you are interested in being a part of the committee please contact our church office.
GUIDE FOR CATHOLICS ON BODILY DISPOSITION AND GRIEF:
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has released "Burying the Dead, Grieving Well: A Guide for Catholics on Bodily Disposition and Grief." This guide reflects on how we treat the bodies of the deceased and how we live out our grief when faced with the death of a loved one. It deals with death and the various forms of bodily disposition, as well as the Catholic liturgical and pastoral practices that accompany the grieving process. A copy is attached, and the guide is also available on our website at https://www.rcdvictoria.org/ funerals-and-burials.
The Diocese of Victoria Youth Retreat on Quadra Island returns on February 3-5, 2023, for an exciting in-person 20th year. More details and a registration link will be shared soon at https://www.rcdvictoria.org/events/camphomewood-youth-retreat-2023.
continues to serve the needy in our community. As the cost of living expenses, such as food and rent continue to increase, many people are unable to keep up. Last year the storage space for food items was sold. As a result, we no longer provide hampers to our clients but give gift cards from grocery stores.
Because of this change, if you wish to donate hamper foods for thanksgiving, please place them in your local loaves and fishes or charity food collection boxes.
To contribute to your local SSVDP, use the blue envelopes designated for SSVDP, found in your envelope boxes, or in the lobby. Please include your name so we can acknowledge your donation with an income tax receipt.
The need is real. Our local conference made over 50 deliveries since July, for requests of food and other needs for children and adults.
We appreciate the prayers, financial and moral support of
Holy Trinity parishioners.
FAITH FORMATION COORDINATOR POSITION
Holy Trinity Catholic Church is seeking candidates for a Faith Formation Coordinator position,
for teaching religious education to grades K-5 on Monday evenings and Sunday mornings.
Salary is based on approximately 6hrs per week,
but may vary slightly according to program needs.
For more information please contact the office at
250.390.2612, or by email at email@example.com.
DIOCESE MARRIAGE PREP ONLINE
The Diocese of Victoria is now offering their Marriage Preparation Course fully online. The cost is $80 per couple and consists of several modules on relevant subjects, individual and couple activities, and assessments as well as a liturgy planning guide. Couples will be able to work through the program at their own pace.
At the end of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which will be recognized by any parish within our Diocese.
For more information, go to www.rcdvictoria.org/marriageprep
OR find the course on Eventbrite.
Questions? Contact Moira Gill at firstname.lastname@example.org
OR 250 -470-1331 ext. 237.
Please ensure that we have your correct mailing address to send your tax receipts to in the New Year.
Update your information with us by contacting the office directly.
All Parishioners have the ability to register online to view the current contact information we hold for each family.
Please go to the following website and register as a ‘new user’, so you are able to view this information and update it if necessary.
https:// v i c t o r i a b c . p a r i s h s o f t f a m i l y s u i t e . c o m / Default.aspx.
Once you register, your account will be linked up to the information we hold within our database.
For help in navigating the website, or with how to register, please watch the videos linked below.
We are the first church within the Victoria Diocese to begin rolling out this program to our parishioners, please contact the office if you have any questions.
My Own Church Member Registration https:// vimeo.com/102551875
My Own Church Member Navigation https:// vimeo.com/103550025
Holy Trinity Catholic Parish
6234 Spartan Rd
Namaimo, V9T 2N9
250 390-2612 250 390-2612
Tue to Fri - 9am to 1:45 pm
- Sat., Sun & Mon
- all Statutory Holidays
For pastoral emergencies outside of business hours
you may call
Fr. Jozef Kobos
at 250 751-1567.
REGULAR MASS TIMES
Saturday - 6pm
Sunday - 8am & 9:30am
Monday - 6pm
Tue - Fri - 9am
NO MASSESS ON
Wed March 1
Thurs March 2
1 800 968-3146
1 866 892-3739
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